The Assessment and Management of Dysphagia in Adults with Cognitive Impairments

8 Nov 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 pm West Hill, Putney, London SW15 3SW

This comprehensive one-day course reviews the assessment and management of dysphagia in patients with cognitive impairments.

The course covers  these key areas

  • review of the evidence, case studies and practical ideas with reference to acquired brain injury (including disorders of consciousness), dementia, Huntington’s disease and adult learning disability.
  • issues in clinical reasoning, decision making and risk feeding
  • practical ways to involve patients in therapy and management
  • supporting staff and relatives

The course is aimed at speech and language therapists who already have considerable knowledge of dysphagia. Speakers will be members of the RHN multidisciplinary team and Lindsay Collins, Senior Dementia Care Consultant Trainer from the School of Dementia Studies at the University of Bradford who will talk about dysphagia in dementia.


Details for how to register will be available soon.

For more information, please call 020 8780 4500 ext 5140 or email